SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) is an increase in the number of bacteria in the small intestine that are normally found in large amounts in the colon, resulting in excessive fermentation, inflammation and malabsorption. It is a microbiome dysbiosis, that is, an imbalance in the bacteria of the digestive system.
It is estimated that nearly one in five Canadians over the age of 65 experience symptoms of mild cognitive impairment, such as memory loss, and impaired judgment and thinking skills. In the long term, about 50% will develop a neurodegenerative disorder, most often Alzheimer’s disease. Could ketone supplements help slow down cognitive decline? The answer […]
Is vitamin K2 beneficial for your bone health? This is what we are going to explore in this article. You have probably already heard of vitamin K. Moreover, you may even know that it is known for its role in blood coagulation. But did you know that there are several types of vitamin K? Indeed, with the […]
Nattō is a traditional Japanese fermented food based on soybeans that are fermented after seeding the bacterium Bacillus subtilis natto. When the grains are stretched, they become linked together by amazing caramel-colored threads, like that of processed cheese. This slimy appearance as well as its strong fermented-ammonia smell make it unappetising for uninitiated foreigners. In […]
In nutrition, it is not uncommon to hear everything and its opposite. So how do you find your way around when one day you hear that you have to eliminate a certain food from your diet, and then the next day it’s the one that you absolutely have to have on your plate? You may have […]
What are PPIs? Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) – esomeprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole and rabeprazole – are among the most widely used drugs in the world. They allow for the management of gastric acidity for gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
There are several reasons why someone could ask for a consultation with a dietitian. We very often think about weight loss but there are many other good reasons for a consultation, and this is what we’d like to discuss today by sharing some experiences of our dietitians.
Reliability of content and much more We all know that the quality of the information on the Internet is unreliable. It contains the best and the worst, which requires discernment on the part of the user to choose the online resources and services they consult, and which should lean towards those who have a very […]
Who hasn’t found themselves standing at their kitchen counter and inhaling their meal? Many of us don’t take the time to sit down and enjoy our mealtime. When it comes to making sure you chew your food well, it’s time to pay attention.
Are you the type of person who wakes up tired, has droopy eyes in the afternoon, is unable to find the motivation to move after a day’s work, and even possibly gets angry easily? We’re about to give you 7 helpful tips so that you can have more energy all throughout the day!
Carrot is an economical vegetable in addition to being very versatile: it can be enjoyed from starter to dessert and both raw and cooked. It is an excellent source of vitamin A which plays an important role in particular for vision. Carrots are usually sold in large quantities and can be found year round. They […]
Have you ever heard of Chrononutrition? Developed in 1986 by Jean-Robert Rapin, a professor of pharmacology, and doctor-nutritionist Alain Delabos, chrononutrition is a diet adapted to the biological clock of individuals. Thus, what we eat, and when we eat it, would be just as important.